AKRON, Ohio — Gypsy Grace and the Classic Goat has been in its West Hill location for 5 years now.
“Non secular, metaphysical, welcoming,” is how Co-owner Angel Grace describes the store. “We need to be a one cease store for our prospects.”
Grace and Joe Scheibe did not all the time they have been going to open any sort of enterprise.
“Angel was an teacher, and I used to be within the military,” stated Co-owner Joe Schiebe.
They need to not solely welcome prospects however different entrepreneurs as properly. Assuring them that West Hill is a superb place to arrange store.
“We’ve got enormous visitors circulate via Market Avenue,” stated Schiebe. “It really works out very well.”
They’re positioned in the midst of downtown and Highland Sq..
“Downtown is zero, we’re 400 block and Highland Sq. is 800 block,” stated Schiebe. “We are literally in strolling distance from downtown and Highland Sq..”
They already impressed one enterprise to maneuver in subsequent door.
Matthew Moore owns Leaf. He is been a florist for greater than 10 years and has been in horticulture his entire life.
“A part of our cause for selecting this location, too, was subsequent door there’s already a retailer,” stated Moore. “We’re actually hoping to create a bit of district.”
At present Leaf is renovating their everlasting area, which neighbors Gypsy Grace. They’re briefly within the constructing behind the 2 retailers. As soon as renovations are full they hope to maneuver to their everlasting location in November, liberating up the constructing they’re presently occupying.
“I do know of plenty of younger companies within the space who’re in search of a house,” Moore stated.
Leaf is hoping to seek out one other native enterprise to maneuver in behind them making this duo of outlets a trio.
All three homeowners are very supportive of one another and different native companies and need anybody who’s all in favour of proudly owning their very own store to provide them a name.
“Simply do it,” Grace stated. “What’s stopping you?”